Pectus carinatum


This 9 year old girl is a known case of Trisomy 21. She had pectus carinatum

Pirct.1-Patient front view

Pict.2-Patient side view before correction

Correction of pectus carinatum was performed

Pict3.- patient after correction of pectus carinatum

See my case of pectus excavatum

It is the same procedure, but we did not put metal stunt. Shave as  much as possible from the deformity of the sternum.

In post operative period keep a sand bag over precordial area for one week